Police identify Missouri woman killed in Overland Park crash near I-435 and US 69


OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Police released the name of the 31 year-old woman killed in a crash Monday afternoon. They said Elizabeth K. Busby of Kansas City died at the exit from eastbound Interstate 435 to northbound U.S. 69 Highway in Overland Park.

The crash was reported just before 2:20 p.m.

“The vehicle was going northbound on U.S 69 Highway, attempting to go eastbound on 435. We’re not sure what happened. We don’t know if it’s a medical episode or not, but the vehicle hit the barrier, went down into the embankment. The driver was ejected from the vehicle and was pronounced dead,” John Lacy, Overland Park Police Department, said.

Police said the crash remained under investigation Tuesday morning. Busby was the only person inside the car. Investigators say she was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.

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